Interest in dark fiber has reemerged in telecom due to the escalating demands for business services and by wireless operators that need bigger backhaul pipes to keep up with the insatiable demand for wireless data.
Verizon's ongoing copper-to-fiber migration in the District of Columbia is now the subject of a Public Service Commission (PSC) investigation on how it will affect local consumers and businesses.
The World Cup didn't just shatter streaming records. It blew through analyst expectations that this would be the year for live sports online.
Continuing to push its stance that ISPs should not impede the open nature of the Internet, Netflix filed comments with the FCC ahead of its net neutrality proceeding. The SVOD provider also published its June speed index, noting that Verizon's average continued to drop despite a peering deal made two months ago.
Exatel, a Poland-based service provider, has begun offering a global VPN service to its large enterprise customers via an agreement with Verizon Global Wholesale.
Verizon may have moved to resolve network congestion issues that impact the quality of experience for its FiOS users that access Netflix's service, but the service provider instead dropped two places in Netflix's monthly speed index.
Verizon is joining chipmaker Qualcomm and infrastructure vendor Ericsson on field trials of spectrum-sharing technology in the 3550-3650 MHz band at multiple locations.
The corporate blog-based finger-pointing between Verizon and Netflix has continued, with Verizon launching a new screed accusing Netflix's own transit providers of causing sluggish streaming video performance over the Verizon network.
Verizon stock, more volatile than the late-afternoon weather in July, turned sharply upward yesterday after CEO Lowell McAdam said its wireless arm would report more than 1.4 million retail postpaid additions in the second quarter.
During an appearance on CNBC, Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam said the company will report "over 1.4 million" postpaid net customer additions in the second quarter. That's way up from the 941,000 postpaid customers Verizon added in the second quarter of last year.